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Club Newsletter

By | November 2, 2020

Welcome to our first newsletter for a very long time. We thought that with winter looming and opportunities looking limited to meet up inside or out for a while that a Newsletter would help to keep everyone in touch. As John said in his covering email, the frequency of  issuing future newsletters will depend mainly… Read More »

David’s DR 420 test flights

By | October 9, 2020

By today’s standards my new ‘DR420’ is a blast from the past – balsa and ply, with spruce spars, full length flaperons, and mechanical mixing. She’s also the first model aircraft I’ve designed in over 40 years!   Maiden – test flights 1 & 2 – Black Hill Her ‘maiden’ consisted of two flat field… Read More »

Now for Something Different

By | September 22, 2020

Stuart Chambers recently sent in a photo of this build by his No. 1 son. Does anyone recognise it? (of course Stuart knows the answer) Feel free to post your answer comment here or if more convenient over on our Facebook page.

David’s new glider design

By | September 4, 2020

Hello DSSC. I thought you might be interested to see my new slope soarer design which carries on from where I left the hobby in 1980. The repeated design/build/fly/crash, design/build/fly… cycle which dominated much of my spare time in the 70’s, culminated in this rugged 2-channel model I still have 40 years later. My new… Read More »